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Hamantaschen!

With Purim just two days away, it’s time for that favorite three-cornered treat — hamantaschen! There’s lots of fiddly bits to hamantaschen, the worst of...

Depression cooking

There’s a saying that goes: Fast. Cheap. Good. Pick any two. The meaning is clear. You can have cheap and fast, but it won’t be good. Cheap and good, but it...

The perfect latka

Many try. Some fail. A few lucky succeed. It’s a balancing act really. Keeping the grated potatoes from browning. Finding the right amount of onion to add flavor....

Classic Jewish dishes

Two weeks and counting… Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, is arriving on the evening of September 8th. So four meals — two evening, two daytime — which means...

All things dairy

It’s just a week away now, Shavuot, the holiday of all things dairy: cheesecake, cheese souffle, quiche, blintzes. Last year we shared a recipe for the perfect...

The perfect flourless chocolate cake

Chocolate, butter, eggs, sugar. Four ingredients. That’s all it takes to create the perfectly moist, dense and, lucky for us, chametz-free cake. No substitutes,...

Quinoa, amaranth, teff, oh my!

Here’s the thing about Passover. If you’re a meat eater, you’re golden. Steak and potatoes twice a day? Like winning the lottery. Add a couple of fried...

Get creative with Passover’s eggs

By Linda Morel, JTA NEW YORK —— I start Passover food shopping by buying six dozen eggs, but it’s never enough. Inevitably I return to the store at least twice,...

Oy Chanukah, oy Chanukah

With Chanukah just around the corner, it’s to stock up on oil, potatoes, flour, yeast, raspberry preserves, apples — all the ingredients you need for latkes and...

Chanukah recipes: Kosher soul food

By Rachel Tepper, JTA MEMPHIS —— Southern food, a deep fried country cuisine eponymous with bacon fat and crawfish, is hardly something one would expect to find on a...